Nov 3 – 5, 2021
Asia/Tehran timezone

Scientific Programme

(All times are in Iranian local time; GMT+3:30)

(An email containing the meeting link will be sent to participants and speakers prior to the meeting)


Wednesday (3th Nov)

(10:00 - 10:30) 

Opening Ceremony

 (The Welcoming Speeches : The Minister of MSRT, Prof. ZulfiGul and The IUT President, Prof. S. M. Abtahi)

(10:30 - 12:30) 

Chairperson: Sohrab Rahvar (SUT, Iran)

(10:30-11:00) How the modern astronomy was introduced into Iranian universities, Prof. Yousef Sobouti (IASBS-Iran)

(11:00-11:30) Celebrating the 50th anniversary of ”Introducing the Black Hole”, Prof. Remo Ruffini (ICANet-Italy)

 (11:30-12:00) Iranian National Observatory; status and vision, Prof. Habib Khosroshahi (Iranian National observatory (INO),IPM, Iran)

 (12:00-12:30) The Huntsman Telescope - a Canon lens array designed for low surface brightness imaging,Prof. Lee Spitler (Macquarie University, Australia)

(12:50 - 13:50)

Chairperson: Carlo Luciano Bianco (ICRANet, Italy)

(12:50-13:20) Supenovae (SN) - Gamma Ray Burst (GRB) Connection, Prof. Massimo Della Valle (Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF)  - Capodimonte Astronomical Observatory, Italy)

(13:20-13:50) Gamma-ray bursts in the optical domain, Prof. Luca Izzo (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)


Chairperson: Habib Khosroshahi (Iranian National observatory (INO),IPM, Iran)

(15:30-16:00) Origin of High-energy Galactic Cosmic Rays: Implication from Recent Ultrahigh-energy Gamma-ray Observations, Prof. Ruoyu Liu (NJU , China)

(16:00-16:30) Multiwavelength and Multimessenger view of blazars, Prof. Narek Sahakyan (ICRANet-Armenia)

(16:30-17:00) Cosmology with Gamma-Ray Burst, Prof. Lorenzo Amati (Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF)  - OAS Bologna, Italy )


Chairperson: Gregory Vereshchagin (ICRANet, Italy)

(16:30-17:00) Black hole hyperaccretion disks and gamma-ray bursts, Prof. Shahram Abbassi (Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and IPM, Iran)

(16:30-17:00) SPH simulations of the Induced Gravitational Collapse, Prof. Laura Becerra (PUC, Chile)

(16:30-17:00) Az Zarreh Taa Aaftaab: The Role of General Relativity in the Structure of Elementary Particles of Matter, Prof. Shadi Tahvildar-zade (Rutgers University, USA)


Thursday (4th Nov)

(10:00 - 11:30)

Chairperson: Hassan Firouzjahi (IPM, Iran)

(10:00-10:30) "Science is undermined every time we let ideology substitute for actual truth" - Ethan Siegel, Prof. Roy Patrick Kerr (Prof. Roy Patrick Kerr)

(10:30-11:00) Angular Momentum to a Distant Observer, Prof. Shing-Tung Yau (Harward-USA)

(11:00-11:30) Gravitomagnetic interaction of a Kerr black hole with a magnetic field as the source of the high-energy radiation of gamma-ray bursts, Prof. Jorge Rueda (ICRANet, Italy)

(11:50 - 13:50)

Chairperson: Remo Ruffini (ICRANet, Italy)

(11:50-12:20) New high precision tests of General Relativity, Prof. Claus Lämmerzahl (University of Bremen, Germany)

(12:20-12:50) Exploring gravitation in the inner Solar System: Giuseppe Colombo, Mercury and the BepiColombo mission, Prof. Roberto Peron (Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF), Italy )

(12:50-13:20) The role of campfires in the heating of solar coronal plasma observed by Solar Orbiter and Solar Dynamics Observatory, Prof. Hossein Safari (University of Zanjan, Iran)

(13:20-13:50) Uncovering the Energetic of the Interstellar and the Intergalactic Medium with the SKA, Prof. Fatemeh Tabatabaei (IPM, Iran)

(15:00 - 16:00)

Chairperson: Shahab Shahidi (DU, Iran)

(15:00-15:30) Universality of Peaking Time of Supernovae in Association with Gamma-Ray Bursts, Prof. Yerlan Aimuratov(Fesenkov Inst., Kazakhstan)

(15:30-16:00) Self-Similarities and Power-laws in the Time-resolved Spectra of GRB 190114C, 130427A, 160509A, and 160625B, Prof. Liang Li(ICRANet, Italy)

(16:00 - 18:25)

Chairperson: Soroush Shakeri (IUT, Iran)

(16:10-16:55) Data Science in Relativistic Astrophysics - 1: Classification the stars using photometric optical data of SDSS, Prof. M. H. Zhollideh Haghighi (IPM and KNTU, Iran)

(16:55-17:40) Data Science in Relativistic Astrophysics, 2-Classification of astronomical objects and determining their redshift using spectroscopic optical data of SDSS, Prof. Rahim Moradi (ICRANet-Italy)

(17:40-18:25) Data Science in Relativistic Astrophysics, 3-More networks and more areas, Prof. Wang Yu (ICRANet, Italy)

Friday (5th Nov)

(10:00 - 11:00)

Chairperson: Shahram Khosravi (KHU and IPM, Iran) 

(10:00-10:30) The Light of the Moon: Ibn al-Haytham and Galileo, Prof. Hossein Masoumi Hamedani (Iranian Institute of Philosophy,Iran)

(10:30-11:00) Astronomy in Islamic World - a European perspective, Prof. Richard Kerner (Sorbonne University, France)

(11:20 - 13:20)

Chairperson: Jorge Rueda (ICRANet, Italy)

(11:20-11:50) Dark matter fermions: from linear to non-linear structure formation, Prof. Carlos Arguelles (Univ. La Plata, Argentina)

(11:50-12:20) The dynamics of ultra-diffuse dwarf galaxies in MOND, Prof. Hosein Haghi (IASBS-Iran)

(12:20-12:50) Probing the first instants of the universe with large scale structure, Prof. Clement Stahl (Strasbourg University, France)

(12:50-13:20) Shadows around at Sgr A* and M87* as a tool to test gravity theories, Prof. Alexander Zakharov (ITEP, Russia)

(15:00 - 17:00)

Chairperson: She-Sheng Xue (ICRANet, Italy)

(15:00-15:30)  Luminosity of accretion disks in compact objects with a quadrupole, Prof. Kuantay Boshkaev (Al-Farabi Univ., Kazakhstan)

(15:30-16:00) Axion in Astrophysics, Prof. Pierluca Carenza (Stockholm University, Sweden)

(16:00-16:30) Production of Thermal QCD Axions in the Early Universe, Prof. Fazlollah Hajkarim (UNIPD-Italy)

(16:30-17:00) Concluding remarks, Prof. Soroush Shakeri (IUT, Iran)